Chapter 10 Medical Terminology

Chapter 10 Medical Terminology
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Means abdominal wall
 
lapar/o
incision into the abdominal wall
 
laparotomy
means fires
 
pyr/o
means fever
 
pyrexia
heatburn
 
pyrosis
condition of high fever (over 102)
 
hyperpyrosis
destruction by fever
 
pyrolysis
obsessed with starting fires
 
pyromania
combining form for sweat
 
hidro-
inflammation of sweat glands
 
hidradenitis
condition of sweating
 
hidrosis
profuse sweating
 
hyperhidrosis
flow of sweat
 
hidrorrhea
absence of sweat
 
anhidrosis
combining form for glucose
 
gluc/o
combination of sugar and hemoglobin
 
glycohemoglobin
too much sugar in blood
 
hyperglycemia
low blood sugar
 
hypoglycemia
breakdown of glycogen to glucose is
 
glycolysis
the study of the function of the immune system
 
immunology
self destruction
 
autolysis
abnormal fear of being alone
 
autophobia
therapy with one's own blood
 
autohemotherapy
coming from ones own body
 
autolongous
own skin
 
autograft
biting one's self
 
autophagia
-iso means
 
equal
means breast
 
mast/o
cancer tumor of the breasst
 
mastocarcinoma
means cells are unequal sized
 
anisocytosis
excision of the abdomen, uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries
 
laparohysterosalpingo-oophorectmy
inflammation of sweat glands
 
hidradenitis
inflammation of sweat glands
 
hidradenitis
inflammation of sweat glands
 
hidradenitis
inflammation of the sweat glands
 
hidradenitis
animal starch
 
glycogen
glycolipid
 
fat and sugar
glycolipid
 
fat and sugar
multipara
 
one who has giving more than one birth
multipara
 
one who has giving more than one birth
multiparous
 
referring to one who has had twins
never had a kid
 
nullipara
first kid
 
primipara
first pregnancy
 
primigravida
deciduous
 
teeth that fall out to make room for more
ablation
 
surgical procedure to take away the uterine lining.
when calcium is removed from the bones
 
decalcification
causing urine to flow through more rapidly
 
diuresis
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